CHICAGO — Bobby Crosby, who was injured Monday in a collision with Lastings Milledge, will hit off a tee today and probably could pinch-hit if the Pirates are really in a jam during this afternoon’s game against the Cubs. He is expected to be back full speed tomorrow. Crosby did not take any swings yesterday.
Lineups for this afternoon’s game:
Pirates (26-51) — 1. Jose Tabata lf, 2. Andy LaRoche 2b, 3. Andrew McCutchen cf, 4. Garrett Jones 1b, 5. Ryan Doumit c, 6. Pedro Alvarez 3b, 7. Lastings Milledge rf, 8. Ronny Cedeno ss. 9. Brad Lincoln (0-2, 6.00) rhp
Cubs (34-43) — 1. Kosuke Fukudome rf, 2. Mike Fontenot 2b, 3. Marlon Byrd cf, 4. Derrek Lee 1b, 5. Aramis Ramirez 3b, 6. Alfonso Sorriano lf, 7. Koyie Hill c, 8. Starlin Castro ss, 9. Tom Gorzelanny (2-5, 3.41) lhp